Date: 3 months ago   Category: Politics

In the EU hurry Kiev and Moscow with negotiations on gas


Want to carry out a new round of gas negotiations to European Commissions soon after elections in Ukraine. The European Commission wants to hold negotiations with Ukraine and Russia on transit of gas right after the presidential elections in Ukraine. It on Tuesday, April 9, the vice president of European Commission Maros Shevchovich said, Interfax Ukraine reports. He reminded that during the last meeting which took place in January, the parties agreed "to try to meet again somewhere in the middle of May". "But meanwhile, and I understand it, especially because of an election campaign in Ukraine, we did not receive the answer yet (concerning a meeting). But I can assure you that we will do everything possible to hold a tripartite meeting till summer or before summer vacation", - the European Commissioner reported. Shevchovich emphasized that he "remains to time a little". "All of us have to realize that winter already round the corner. We have to resolve a situation with supply of gas not only for the next winter, but, as you know, a top priority for the European Union ensure safety to the long-term transit contract through Ukraine, at least, the next 10 years. It is our priority. We want to hold a meeting as soon as possible after the presidential elections in Ukraine", - he specified. It is known that the contract between Naftogaz and the Russian Gazprom on transit of gas comes to an end at the end of 2019. Two rounds of negotiations with the assistance of European Commission did not yield results. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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